A sustained release delivery system for delivering a beneficial agent is provided. The system includes a reservoir comprising the beneficial agent and a capillary channel in communication with the reservoir and the exterior of the system for delivering the beneficial agent from the system. The capillary channel has a cross-sectional area and a length selected to deliver the beneficial agent at a predetermined rate. The system may further include an outer surface that is impermeable and non-porous during delivery of the beneficial agent. The beneficial agent may be formulated in a glassy sugar matrix.